Recommended Reading on the Alexander Technique

Good Introductory Books

Body Learning: An Introduction to the Alexander Technique

Michael Gelb

Alexander Technique – A Skill for Life

Pedro de Alcantara

Freedom to Change

Frank Pierce Jones

The Alexander Principle

Wilfred Barlow

Mind and Muscle – An Owner's Handbook

Elizabeth Langford

Core Teachings

The original writings of F.M. Alexander

Man's Supreme Inheritance

Constructive Conscious Control of the Individual

The Use of the Self

The Universal Constant in Living

Articles and Lectures of FM Alexander

Authorized Summaries of FMA's Books

Ron Brown

The Alexander Technique – The Essential Writings of FMA

Edward Maisel

Thinking Aloud

Walter Carrington

As I See It

Patrick Macdonald


The Art of Swimming

Stephen Shaw

The Art of Running

Malcolm Balk


Indirect Procedures: A Musician's Guide to the Alexander Technique

Pedro de Alcantara

Tensions in the Performance of Music

Carola Grindea

Voice and the Alexander Technique – Active Explorations for Speaking and Singing

 Jane Heirich

The Pianist Talent 

Harold Taylor


F Mathias Alexander – The Man and His Work

Lulie Westfeldt

An Examined Life - Marjory Barlow and The Alexander Technique

Trevor Allan Davies


The AT Birth Book Ilana Machover

Most of these titles can be ordered through Mornum Time Press, 2560 9th Street, Studio 123A, Berkeley, California 94710-2581. Phone: 510-486-1317, fax: 510-486-1318,

We also have most of these books and will lend them to our clients. For any further information, please feel free to call us,

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